Enjoy your Showing?

Whilst showing is definitely not to everyone’s taste it is a form of competition that is very broad in it’s remit and offers opportunities to almost every make and shape of horse and handler. In the second of their young horse training series Horse Sport Ireland talk to showing aficionado Brian Murphy about his scheduleContinue reading “Enjoy your Showing?”

What’s your motivation?

People ride for many reasons—it’s fun, it’s good exercise, it builds mastery and confidence, it offers time with human and horse friends. Usually, these incentives are enough to foster improvement. But all of us tire of drilling a particular skill.We know we should post without stirrups for 15 minutes, but, aww… maybe tomorrow? Motivation comesContinue reading “What’s your motivation?”

Ensuring insurance

As many are aware Brexit has had far reaching effects, not least of all in the field of equine insurance and public liability. Many equestrians in Ireland will have, or will have had, insurance through their membership of the British Horse Society however the BHS is no longer offering public liability to members resident inContinue reading “Ensuring insurance”

A quiet time ahead

Our regional zoom meeting was a quick affair and very well attended, with some new faces on the screen too. Obviously the lock-down measures are hitting events hard and the difficult decision was made to shelve the 2021 Spring League due to the unpredictability of the coming weeks and months. As soon as restrictions permitContinue reading “A quiet time ahead”

Deja Vu

It really is rather soul destroying to once again have to deal with cancelling or postponing events and limiting travel to necessity. With excellent entries from our neighboring clubs, fantastic prizes piled in Suzanne’s car and the weather Gods on our side, the whole day was promising to be a truly wonderful tribute to twoContinue reading “Deja Vu”